Thursday, August 30, 2012

A Look at my Sketchbook: Practicing

A wise artist once said (I can't remember who) that you should draw something everyday.  It doesn't matter what it is, just draw something.   I don't come close to drawing every day, but I usually make it at least once a week.  Every bit of practice helps right?

elephant sketch
bird pencil sketch
butterfly bug ink drawing

Do you have something you are practicing at?

Besides drawing, I'm practicing at being a mother.  I'm not always sure when I've got it right, but I get tons of practice anyway!

Growing up it was all about practicing the piano.  I didn't enjoy it too much because it had become a chore.  Now I'd love to have a piano to practice.... funny how your perspective changes over the years.


5 comments :

  1. Your drawings are beautiful! I haven't drawn much in years, but I recently bought a sketch book, with good intentions. I drew a lot until I graduated from college (many years ago!) Why do we stop doing things we love, I wonder?

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  2. I like your elephants! Dad once told me to "do something you love everyday." Drawing is not something I love, but I can certainly see the wisdom and benefit of doing something that makes you happy, even something really simple like drawing, everyday.

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  3. don't think you need any more practice! the drawings are lovely, especially the bird.

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  4. Really nice!I like your drawings!

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  5. Hi! I found you through Someday Crafts on Whatever goes Wednesday link party and I'm staying here for a while.. :) Your drawing is so adorable, I wish I could draw like that..

    This week I'm practicing on being a more supportive wife. Next week will be our 2nd anniversary and it's a good time to read (again) Proverbs 31 and be that kind of woman.

    I blog at nami scribbles, come over and feel like home! :)

    www.namiscribbles.blogspot.com

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